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Sugar Beet

Volume 932: debated on Thursday 19 May 1977

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the uptake of A and B quotas for this year's sugar beet crop.

I cannot at present add anything to the reply I gave to the hon. Member on 21st April, when I said that the British Sugar Corporation's estimate of production in 1977 is around a million metric tons of white sugar, which is the United Kingdom's basic, or A, quota.